Barry Gardiner MP Brent North, Labour, Shadow Minister for Natural Environment and Fisheries


Barry Gardiner

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    PPS to Beverley Hughes as Minister of State, Home Office 2002-04; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Northern Ireland Office 2004-05, Department of Trade and Industry 2005-06, Minister for Biodiversity, Landscape and Rural Affairs, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2006-07; Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Forestry 2007-08; PPS to Lord Mandelson as Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform/Business, Innovation and Skills 2009-10; Leader of the Opposition's Special Envoy for Climate Change and the Environment 2011-; Shadow Minister for Natural Environment and Fisheries 2013-.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Brent North 1997-2010, for Brent North (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Chinese community in the UK, economic policy, trade and industry, education, foreign affairs, environment, climate change, India-UK relations.
  • Party groups

    Member, Labour Finance and Industry Group; Former vice-chair, Labour Friends of Israel; Chair, Labour Friends of India 1999-2002, 2008-.
  • Countries of interest

    Brazil, China, India, Russia, Sri Lanka.
  • International bodies

    Chairman of the Board, GLOBE International Ltd (Global Legislators Organisation).

Election record for Brent North, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 46.48%
Conservative 31.26%
Liberal Democrat 16.84%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Gardiner, Barry Labour 24,514 46.48
Patel, Harshadbhai Conservative 16,486 31.26
Allie, James Liberal Democrat 8,879 16.84
Malik, Atiq Independent 734 1.4
Francis, Martin Green 725 1.38
Webb, Sunita UK Independence Party 380 0.73
Vamadeva, Jannen Brent North Ind 333 0.64
Tailor, Avrind Eng Dem 247 0.47
Majority 8,028 votes
Electorate 83,896
Turnout (52,750) 62.88%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: Reynolds Partners Ltd.

Overseas visits: 14-19 September 2008, to the USA, on a parliamentary study visit, paid for by Deutsche Bank. (Registered 8 October 2008) 9-13 January 2009, to Gujarat, India, with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on India Trade and Investment, to attend the Investment Summit in Gujarat and to visit British business interests in the state. The trip was fully paid for by the Confederation of Indian Industry. (Registered 10 February 2009)

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): 22-24 July 2008, two days' board and accommodation at the Grove Hotel, Watford, for attendance at the Climate Works conference, sponsored by McKinsey. (Registered 21 August 2008)

Sponsorship or financial or material support: Sponsorship of my Constituency Reports by the Asian Marketing Group.

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Parliamentary adviser to Reynolds Partners Ltd; investment bank. (£15,001-£20,000)

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